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Table 1 Risk factors for seizure in patients with traumatic brain injury

From: Seizure prophylaxis in the neuroscience intensive care unit

Risk factors for early PTS [3] Risk factors for late PTS [3]
• Glasgow coma scale < 10
• Penetrating brain injuries
• Acute intracerebral hematoma
• Acute subdural hematoma
• Younger age
• Loss of consciousness
• Post traumatic amnesia lasting > 30 min
• Chronic alcoholism
• Early PTS
• Acute intracerebral hematoma
• Brain contusion
• Loss of consciousness
• Post traumatic amnesia lasting > 24 h
• Age > 65 at the time of injury